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Visiting Houston and its rich African American heritage will amaze you. You’ll discover historic sights, bike around iconic neighborhoods, visit museums and cultural centers, and chow down at local eateries around the city. Experiencing Black life in H-Town will definitely enrich your soul. Read moreCelebrate Black life and culture in Texas’ largest city

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I’ve always heard about how beautiful Napa Valley is. Seeing the vineyards of California’s wine country on television and in movies, the thought of visiting and experiencing the area always seemed so out of reach. I’ve had many a toast with a glass of sparkly, but I never thought about the p… Read moreDiscovering Napa and the browning of the wine world

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It’s a neighborhood bar and restaurant, but for two extended weekends every year, the “regulars” at Liuzza’s by the Track include an overflow crowd of tourists grabbing drinks and settling in for meals on their way in and out of the nearby New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Read moreNew Orleans tourism industry worries as COVID-19 rages

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This time last year the world was on lockdown. Life came to a halt, and the terms “quarantine” and “social distance” took on new meaning. One of the biggest disruptions was the squelching of our collective wanderlust and the ability to roam freely – no more hopping in a car, train or plane a… Read moreA pandemic visit to Aruba, ‘one happy island’

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Pioneering mezzo-soprano Grace Bumbry has died at age 86. Bumbry had a stroke on a plane 15 minutes before landing in New York Oct. 20 to attend her induction into Opera America’s Opera Hall of Fame. She was treated in New York for approximately six weeks before returning to Europe, where sh…

Vida Blue, a hard-throwing left-hander who became one of baseball’s biggest draws in the early 1970s and helped lead the brash Oakland Athletics to three straight World Series titles before his career was derailed by drug problems, died Saturday, according to the team. He was 73.

“Grounded,” a public artwork created by Miami-based artist Xavier Cortada, brings beauty to the redeveloped Liberty Square apartment complex and reconnects Black culture and history to the heart of Miami-Dade County’s Black community.

He is a senior at 16. His grade point average is 4.98. Even before graduating from high school, he has earned 27 college credits and, perhaps the most impressive numbers of all, he has scholarship offers from around 130 colleges and universities that, as of April 27, totaled more than $9 million.